ico News and Articles


Paragon ICO court

California court brings Paragon ICO case to federal level

by

A federal court in California has accepted a plaintiff’s petition in a case against Paragon cryptocurrency startup to consider it at the federal level. Investors accuse the project of selling unregistered securities for $70 million. This is reported by Cointelegraph. The creators of the project...

Shopin ICO fraud

The organizer of Shopin $42 million ICO paid a $450 000 fine

by

A federal judge in the southern district of New York ordered Eran Eyal, CEO of Shopin, a crypto company, to pay a fine of $450,000 after being convicted of three fraud episodes through an unregistered $42 million ICO. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in December 2019 accused...

Steven Seagel ICO SEC fine

SEC fines Steven Seagal $314.000 for participation in ICO

by

The U.S. SEC fined Hollywood actor Steven Seagal for concealing a fee from Bitcoiin2Gen's ICO. It is reported by Bloomberg. In February 2018, Seagal became a startup brand ambassador and actively promoted an ICO campaign on social networks. According to the regulator, for this, the startup promised...

Malaysia ICO IEO

Malaysia has developed rules for IEO and ICO

by

The Malaysian Securities Commission (SC) has developed rules for organizers of Initial Coin Offers (ICOs) and Initial Exchange Offers (IEOs). Startups are allowed to distribute tokens through venture capitalists and financial institutions without selling shares and without using debt instruments....

France ICO legal

First ICO approved in France

by

The French Financial Markets Authority for the first time approved an application for an initial coin offer. The regulator’s website says that approval was received by French-ICO, which developed a platform for financing projects with crypto. The permit will be valid until the deadline for...

Maxim Zaslavsky scam

ICO organizer of REcoin is sentenced to a real prison term

by

Brooklyn-based 39-year-old Maxim Zaslavsky, who was found guilty of fraud in organizing two ICOs, was sentenced to 18 months in prison. This was reported by the attorney of New York. Zaslavsky and his associates deliberately misled about 1,000 investors that the REcoin crypto coin they created was...

TON investors refund

TON investors don't demand back money invested in project

by

Investors of both rounds of financing the TON project, by a majority vote, refused to demand a return on the money invested in the project and agreed to wait until the blockchain platform was launched until April, Forbes sources said. Investors in the TON blockchain platform approved the delayed...

ICORating SEC

SEC fined Russian ICORating $268 thousand

by

Russian-based research firm ICORating has agreed to pay fines of $268,998 to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). SEC Charges ICO Research and Rating Provider With Failing to Disclose It Was Paid to Tout Digital Assets https://t.co/G9SMJfddvk— SEC_News (@SEC_News) August 20, 2019...

Study: reserves of ICO-projects are significantly reduced

Study: reserves of ICO-projects are significantly reduced

by

Analysts of The Block analyzed the development of 57 ICO-projects, which together attracted about 8.2 million ETH. They found that, since the closure of the tokensales, 5.9 million ETH (72%) were either moved or spent. So, on average, projects spend or move about 2500 ETH per month. Golem and...

TON's ICO investor The9 Ltd

The first foreign investor of Telegram Open Network (TON) is a Chinese company

by

Shanghai The9 Ltd invested $2 million in the blockchain project of Pavel Durov during the ICO held in 2018. This is the first publicly known foreign investor of the project. The Chinese company The9 Ltd during the closed ICO (initial coin offering the initial placement of cryptocurrency coins) of...

Top ICOs with the biggest ROI (Part I)

Top ICOs with the biggest ROI (Part I)

by

ICOs are very widespread nowadays. The blockchain projects that had applied this model of raising funds gathered over $13 billion altogether. Many of these tokens started growing in rate during the trade on crypto exchanges, still not all the projects became as successful as they expected to. On...

Telegram launches a public ICO on Liquid exchange

Telegram launches a public ICO on Liquid exchange

by

Telegram designed its token gram in 2018 and it was sold exclusively to certified investors in the biggest ICO in the history. Now, eventually, it is accessible to the public. A limited selling of the token is going to be held on the Liquid exchange. The starting day is July 10. The rate of the...

Initial Coin Offering

Tips for choosing an ICO to invest in

by

ICOs are nowadays the riskiest, but most popular investment methods. There’re lots of flourishing projects and projects that lose. This article is for those who don’t know how to choose an ICO for investing money. Evaluating ICOs Every ICO nowadays is ensuring exceptional returns and beneficial...

How to find out scammers and not be tricked while investing in ICO project?

How to find out scammers and not be tricked while investing in ICO project?

by

In our world, especially with the development of the IT sector, there is more fraud. Criminals operating in the real world are now going virtual as well because sums of money or cryptocurrencies are also high there. This also applies to the blockchain sphere, especially to the ICO projects, the...

Top ICO scams

Top ICO scams

by

Over the short history of the ICO, there’ve been many big scam campaigns: one deleted all the pages of their website, leaving obscene or mocking expressions on the main pages. But now scammers have begun to be caught: for example, the creator of PlexCoin project Dominique Lacroix was recently...

What is ICO

What is ICO

by

So what does it mean? ICO (Initial Coin Offering) - a process, during which new cryptocurrency’s coins are sold. It’s a modern format of startups’ investment, which eases the problem of monetization when an idea or project is on their development stage. Now the word...

See all cryptocurrency and blockchain news and articles on "ico"